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IDEA Public Schools to Offer Free Breakfast and Lunch to All Students at Select Campuses this Fall

Starting with the 2017-2018 school year, the Child Nutrition Program (CNP) at IDEA Public Schools will adopt the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). The CEP provides free breakfast and lunch to all children, at selected schools, and eliminates the collection of meal applications. This adoption allows CNP to extend free lunch to all children at selected schools. This is in addition to the free breakfast already offered to all students.  

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NBA Champion Kevin Durant Surprises IDEA Students at Summer Basketball Camp

Students can learn life’s biggest lessons on the basketball court.  This phrase was a theme of the morning on July 20 at IDEA Rundberg Academy and College Preparatory. 

Last year, BBVA Compass and the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation funded a $100,000 outdoor basketball court at the IDEA Rundberg campus.  In September of 2016, Kevin Durant surprised IDEA Rundberg students by stopping by to check in on the construction of the court.  While he was there...

Two New IDEA Campuses to Join the IDEA Rio Grande Valley Team & Family this Fall

IDEA Public Schools will grow from 31 to 35 schools this fall in its flagship region of the Rio Grande Valley.  Read on to learn more about these new campuses, and their excitement to educate more students on the road to and though college. Join us for the 2017-2018 school year!  

IDEA Academy and College Preparatory Rio Grande City

Rio Grande City, Texas    

Meet Fernando Salinas.  Fernando is a long...